From the body to the self: How body signals contribute to self-consciousness (#StaffsVSS, Thurs 11th Feb 4pm)

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Dr Paul Jenkinson

The School of Psychology, Sport & Exercise is pleased to welcome Dr Paul Jenkinson (Senior Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire) who is giving the Visiting Speaker Series talk on Thursday 11th February, 4pm, in the LT003 Lecture Theatre in the Ashley Building (Leek Road campus).

Paul will be speaking about his neuropsychological research which explores the underlying mechanisms and relationship between the mind, body and self. He employs various methods including experimental neuropsychology, and cognitive, behavioural, and psychodynamic neuroscience. His work examines the neural and psychological mechanisms underlying body awareness, ownership, and interoceptive signals in neurological patients and healthy subjects.

All staff, students and members of the public are welcome to attend these free Visiting Speaker talks – join in our live tweeting from the talk using the #StaffsVSS event hashtag. We hope to see you there!

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The Visiting Speaker seminars are a regular series of free talks hosted by the School of Psychology, Sport & Exercise. Psychologists from across the country are invited to speak at these events to share their research and discuss their findings with staff and students from Staffordshire University. The Visiting Speaker series is also open to anyone from the general public with an interest in psychological research.

No need to book a place – just turn up!